Reuven Rivlin facts for kids
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|10th President of Israel|
24 July 2014
|Prime Minister||Benjamin Netanyahu|
|Preceded by||Shimon Peres|
|Born||9 September 1939
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
(m. 1971; her death 2019)
|Presidential styles of
Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin
|Reference style||His Excellency, The Honorable
|Spoken style||Your Excellency, Honorable President
|Alternative style||Mr. President
Reuven Rivlin (born 9 September 1939) is the 10th and current President of Israel since 2014.
Rivlin was born in Jerusalem when it was part of British Mandatory Palestine. Before entering politics he was a lawyer. He was elected to the Jerusalem City Council in 1978. Rivlin worked for El Al Airlines serving on the executive council from 1981 to 1986. He was a member of the Knesset, the parliament of Israel, for many years, elected first in 1988. He was also speaker of the Knesset and minister of Communications of Israel. On 10th of June 2014 he won elections for the post of President of Israel.
Rivlin was married to Nechama Rivlin and has four children.
Images for kids
Reuven Rivlin, with Michal Ansky, Naftali Bennett and Ofra Strauss at the Jasmine businesswomen's convention for promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises, Israel, 15 December 2014
Rivlin with U.S. President Donald Trump, 22 May 2017
Reuven Rivlin with actress Gal Gadot, Los Angeles, November 2017
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